James Goodman

James Goodman

James Goodman is a freelance writer based in Rochester, New York.

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A river at risk of drying up near the agricultural village of Guapinol, Honduras. The phrase “Cuidemos los bosques,” painted onto a rock by villagers, translates to “Protect the forests.” (Photo: Lawyers for Civil Rights) Views
Friday, December 06, 2019
'Fleeing Not Migrating'
The term “climate refugee” has real meaning for Jose, who says he was forced off his family farm in Tabasco, Mexico due to pollution from oil production, which damaged crops and contributed to climate change. This twenty-four-year-old Mexican native, who now works on a dairy farm in Vermont, found...
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Protesters outside JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon's New York City home. (Photo: Make the Road New York) Views
Thursday, July 25, 2019
American Gulags
In June 2018, Kelly Leibold was among the many residents of Pine Island, Minnesota, caught by surprise when its city council passed a resolution supporting a for-profit prison company, Management & Training Corporation, that wanted to locate a detention facility for U.S. Immigration and Customs...
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